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 6Day Rwanda Gorilla tracking Safari

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6 Days, 5 Nights

 6Day Rwanda Gorilla tracking Safari

 6Day Rwanda Gorilla tracking Visit Rwanda for the world’s popular Mountain Gorillas, on 6 Days Rwanda mountain Gorilla Tracking wildlife Safari, Visit Mountain Gorillas in Africa, explore and Tour Akagera National park which lies in eastern Rwanda, hugging the border with Tanzania.

It’s characterized by woodland, swamps, low mountains and savannah. The varied terrain shelters wildlife including zebras, giraffes, elephants, lions and hundreds of bird types, such as the rare shoebill stork. In the southern part of the park, visit Lake Ihema in Rwanda which is a home to hippos and crocodiles.

Explore Volcanoes National Parks and Lake Kivu. (The eighteenth deepest lake by maximum depth, and the ninth deepest by mean depth) that lies on the border between the Democratic Republic of the Congo and Rwanda, then straddles to occupy the Albertine Rift, the western branch of the East African Rift. Lake Kivu empties into the Ruzizi River, which flows southwards into Lake Tanganyika.

Rwanda wildlife exposes many tourist attraction

The Rwanda Gorillas wildlife Safari, Gorilla Tracking Uganda Trip Tours. The Rewinding nature of the Mountain Gorillas is really fantastic, you have to note that the Congo Gorillas continue to cross to Rwanda on a regular basis. Well, Visiting Rwanda wildlife exposes us to many tourist attractions in Africa which include the Mountain Gorillas, Mountain Muhavura in Uganda, Virunga Ranges, wildlife in Uganda, Best Birding areas in Africa, Bwindi Impenetrable forest, Akagera National Park, Kigali Town, Lakes, volcanoes national park Rwanda.

As well as activities like the Nature walks Rwanda, touring Kigali city, visiting Rwanda, Gorilla tracking, Hiking Mountains, Boat cruise, wildlife encounters, Rwanda culture meetings and many more. However, note that the expected distance time to travel from Kigali Town to the National Park takes about 2 hours provided there are no limiting factors like rain which might delay the exercise. Registering at the park’s entrance, get assigned to a game park guide who will take you around the National Park. Then, as agreed prior, you’ll set off sighting for certain types depending on your programme.

highlight itinerary

Day 1; Arrival and travel to lake Kivu- Ihema

Day 2; Full day game drive

Day 3; Move to volcanoes

Day 4; Full day gorilla tracking

Day 5; Visit Iby’iwacu Cultural Village

Day 6; Return back to Kigali

Detailed itinerary .

Day 1: Travel to Lakes Kivu, Ihema

Explore the discovered Mineral contents in Lake Kivu, methane (estimated to be 65 cubic kilometers. If burnt over one year, it would give an average power of about 100 gigawatts for the whole period). Explore Vast wildlife types like Giraffes, Hippos, Baboons, Lions, Topis, Zebras, and waterbucks.

Explore a Boat Ride on the Ihema Lake, enjoy its biodiversity except fish, the lake is home to hippopotami and crocodiles. As for birds it has over 550 types including special types such as Shoebill (Balaeniceps rex) and the Papyrus Gonolek (Laniarius mufumbiro).

Among the endemic types, there are the ibis (Threskiornithinae), jacanas, herons, Plovers (Charadriidae), Sandpipers, Malachite Kingfisher (Alcedo cristata), Hawk and many others. Evening Relaxation in Gisenyi on Lake Kivu that borders Congo.

A place of refreshments

This place refreshes your being and makes you feel a second home away from the mother home. Tour different types in Akagera National Park, Then a Boat Ride at Ihema Lake across its closeness. Later, Link up with your driver after having your breakfast in an area that you had agreed to be in.

Tour briefs details about the trip and scheduling of time for certain events. The expected animal types to see here include the Giraffes, Hippos, Baboons, Topis, Zebras, waterbucks, as well as Impalas. Then driving to one of your chosen Safari lodge for checkup, and Meals. Later, begin with a 2-hours boat ride on Lake Ihema in the Akagera National Park. Finally, drive back to your Safari Hotels for a dinner till tomorrow

Day 2: Full day Game drive in the Northern section

An Early breakfast, with your packed lunch, bottled water. Then, drive  to the Northern section of the park thru the mutumba hill as you explore different of animal types. (Savannah woodlands and Open Savannah grasslands). Afterward your Lunch in the Open plains, continue seeing the Elands, Buffalos, and Maasai Giraffes. Later, drive back to your preferred hotel / safari lodges

Day 3: Travel to Volcanoes National Park

An Early breakfast, and then take off for a 4 hrs drive from Akagera National Park thru Kigali city to Volcanoes National Park the home of the Mountain Gorillas in Rwanda. Lunch will be enroute and several pauses will be taken as you view the Volcanoes mountains for picture moments and of course the 1000 rolling hills of Rwanda and valleys. Then, you’ll check back into your preferred lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 4: Full Day Gorilla trekking at Volcanoes National Park

This is a fully packed day. Breakfast from our lodge, (packed lunch) food with at least a litter of bottled water per person, Walking stick on you, rain jackets, long waterproof pants tucked in socks, with strong walking boots and a small backpack.

Continue to the briefing center and make registration, get grouped in a Gorilla family to track. Continue to the starting section for the day’s adventure. you need to have it in mind, that sometimes the tracking can take less than 1hr or may even take a full day.

Return later, for a graduation where you will receive a certificate from the Volcanoes National Park confirming participation in the Rwandan Gorilla tracking. Check back into your preferred lodge for dinner and overnight.

Day 5: Visit Iby’iwacu Cultural Village

Morning Ibyiwacu Cultural visit, Later, you’ll Visit Gisenyi for relaxation. And then head for the Gorilla walking in the Volcanoes National Park. Then, 6 Day Rwanda Gorilla tracking you’ll visit the cultural village of ibyiwacu for a great show from a replica of the Kings palace of Nyanza and you’ll become a king or queen for the day.

Later, you’ll have performances such as Kinyarwanda, traditional marriage, the medicine man, the blacksmith and the local food grinding on a carved stone. A 1 hr. drive to Gisenyi and have a city tour. Drive along Lake Kivu Overlooking the Democratic Republic of Congo with a relaxation and swimming in the white sand beach.

Day 6: Explore Lake Kivu and travel back to Kigali 6Day Rwanda Gorilla tracking

After the tour of Lake Kivu, embark on your return trip to Kigali with a drive around town and later continue to Kigali International Airport for your return trip back home or onward trip.

Price Includes:

Transportation in a 4WD safari Land Cruiser

Accommodation and meals as per the itinerary

Park entrance fees.

Gorilla trekking permit in Uganda

Game drive

Ranger guide

Services on an English speaking guide

Community walk Bwindi

Enroot lunches

Price Excludes:

International flights

Hire / purchase of Hiking Gear

Personal Travel insurance

Visa Fees, Drinks, Cigarettes

Tips, Souvenirs

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